When Lake George was placed on Minnesota's Impaired Waters List for low water clarity (ability to see through the water) and elevated phosphorous and algae blooms, the City began implementing a comprehensive plan to improve water quality in Lake George. Visit the Interactive Story Map to learn more.
Lake George Water Quality Treatment Technical Memo
Specific watershed treatment projects are identified to reduce pollutants from stormwater runoff entering Lake George.
A detailed analysis of the Lake George and Downtown Area was completed to better understand and estimate the levels of pollutant loads generated throughout the area and to prioritize targeted improvements that will reduce pollutants from entering Lake George and the Mississippi River.
The Limnology Report summarizes the biological, chemical and physical features of the Lake. The Report also provides a summary of water quality data collected and the schedule of tasks to be completed in the Lake to achieve water quality related goals.